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The Native Village of Kotzebue is located in the arctic region of northern Alaska, where they experience approximately eight to nine months of winter. The region is very remote, and the only...

By Nora Nunn

Traveling from as far north as St. Barrow, Alaska (Native Village of Barrow) and as far east as Presque Isle, Maine (Aroostook Band of Micmacs), 137 people representing 64...

The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma is located in Seminole County, 50 miles southeast of Oklahoma City, OK. The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma Tribal Youth Program is located at the Mekasukey Mission,...

The Mooretown Rancheria of Maidu Indians is located in Oroville, CA. The tribe originally applied for its Tribal Youth Program grant because of concerns regarding the high dropout rate of youth in...

The Ponca Tribe is located in Kay County, Oklahoma, with a population of 2,445. The Tribe received TYP funding under Categories I and V, and is currently serving 268 youth ages 10-17. The mission...

It is late afternoon in the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (PBPN) at the local high school’s Police Explorer Program, and students are learning technical skills—fingerprinting, for example—that...

The Ancestral Territory of the Karuk Tribe is located in present day Siskiyou and northeastern Humboldt Counties in California, and comprises the Tribe’s present day service area. The current...

The Aleut Community of St. Paul Island is 800 miles west of Anchorage in the Bering Sea. There are 445 residents on the island, and the TYP program currently serves 90 youth. Over the past few...

When the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (LCO) received the Tribal Youth Program (TYP) grant in 2009, this Northern Wisconsin tribe was dealing with a disproportionate amount of...

The Klamath Tribes of Oregon are located in the city of Chiloquin, which has a population of approximately 3000. There are 3600 members of the tribe, although members are dispersed throughout the...

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation received their Tribal Youth Program Grant in 2010 with the goal of revising the Tribes’ Juvenile Justice Code. The advisory board’s overarching...

The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs TYP program works to reduce the number of at risk youth who enter the juvenile justice system. The tribe has been collaborating with a variety of youth...

The Osage Nation Tribal Youth Prevention Program sponsored three (RBSS) Responsible Beverage and Service Sales trainings at the Cultural Center during the month of June. Ernie Tye of the PaNOK...

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